My first draft of this was over ten pages. I hope you feel the grace that went into cutting it in half. Over the last week I have seen so many brave people come forward with stories of the ways in which YoungLife has hurt them. I feel it is important to say none of … Continue reading Do Better YoungLife.
Imagine writing something so confidently, so purposefully, so convinced you were helping, just to re-read it a few years later and feel ill to the stomach because you authored something you now find so offensive and upsetting and beyond that...harmful. Humans have a habit of changing over time. I realize this isn't profound by … Continue reading “Surely Not, Lord!” – The Unfolding Story of God
I was fourteen years old when my church split. After years of bouncing around trying to find the right community, my family landed at one of the oldest churches in Tallahassee. I was attending a small private Episcopalian school and we joined the church just prior to some major shift in stances in the early … Continue reading Affirmation. (A testimony.)